Foodie news roundup for the week of Jan. 12.
Bonefish Grill (pictured) opens its doors for business on Monday, Jan. 19 at 11 a.m. at 12811 N. Tatum Blvd. (across from Paradise Valley Mall). The restaurant’s polished casual approach appeals to those who crave high-quality seafood and wood-grilled specialties at a good value. On Tuesday, Jan. 20, from 11 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. the Paradise Valley Bonefish Grill will donate 50 percent of sales to The Boys & Girls Club of Metro Phoenix (BGCMP). Funds raised will help support the nonprofit organization’s work with more than 23,000 young people from K-12th grades though after-school and summer programs.
The Living Room at Market Street at DC Ranch is now offering brunch on Saturdays and Sundays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. On weekends, the Scottsdale wine café and lounge serves up delicious breakfast items along with a sampling of The Living Room favorites.
Starfire Golf Club hosts the 2015 Chef Dinner Series. Executive Chef Andy Jaurigue will show you how to prepare his menu items just before you sit down to taste them in a three-course meal. Dinners will be held on the following Thursdays: January 22, February 19 and March 19. Each dinner will feature unique menus that display Chef Jaurigue’s most inspired dishes. All events will start at 6 p.m.. The evening admission is $39 per person plus tax and tip. The price includes the Chef’s Demonstration, three-course dinner and two glasses of wine, beer or cocktails of your choice. To sign up for the 2015 Dinner Series, call 480.948.6000.
Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill is excited about the opening of its second Arizona location at Scottsdale Fashion Square. The gastropub will open its doors to the public in February and is looking to hire 110 people to staff their new location. Seventy-five positions will be for the front of the house and 35 positions will be for the back of the house. The restaurant is looking for individuals who are passionate and looking for a company that is committed to their guests and employees. Walk-in interviews are taking place Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at a small office building at 7150 East Camelback Rd. Suite 160, on the corner of Camelback and Scottsdale Roads. Or e-mail resume to Scottsdalecareers@ceghospitality.com. Include the position for which you are applying for in the subject line.
Sprouts Farmers Market, one of the fastest growing retailers in the country, will open its third store in Scottsdale on Wednesday, January 21 at 7 a.m. This is the 26th Sprouts store in Arizona. The Grand Opening celebration takes place on Saturday, Jan. 24. On that day, the first 200 customers to make a purchase will receive a coupon booklet for five free sandwiches. The next day, Jan. 25, upon checkout, every 15th customer will receive a $5 coupon for a purchase of more than $15 the following week. The store is located at 23269 N. Scottsdale Rd.
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Chef Christopher Gross is closing his Biltmore Fashion Park restaurants, Christopher’s and Crush Lounge, on Saturday, Jan. 27. Before Chef and his team pack up for new adventures at the Wrigley Mansion, he is offering a special four-course menu (full menu is listed below) with many of the restaurant’s most beloved dishes from 5 p.m. to closer on Jan. 27.